Ukranian medics prepare another 14,000 beds for Covid-19 patients, - Zelensky

Source : 112 Ukraine

The overall number of hospital beds now makes 70,000, the Ukrainian leader said
22:39, 25 January 2021

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Another 14,000 hospital beds are now available in Ukraine for treament of patients sick with coronavirus. The overall number currently makes 70,000. President Volodymyr Zelensky said so during his address to fellow Ukrainians.

According to the head of the state, currently, 70 percent of these beds are available, and 80 percent are plugged  into oxygen supply machines. 

Related: Zelensky instructs govt to present Covid-19 vaccination program

Earlier, the President claimed that the vaccination campaign in this country would begin already in February. The head of the state said so during the video address, as he turned to fellow Ukrainians. According to Zelensky, soon, about a million doses of vaccine from the "leading international company" will reach the country. He did not specify the name of the company.

Earlier, he noted that the vaccination program in Ukraine should contain a detailed plan for each region.

"It is crucial to determine the overall amount of vaccines, clear timing of vaccination process, a list of categories of the population that should be vaccinated in the first place. A vaccine management and logistics system must also be set up, including the establishment of systems of digital recording, vaccination, and distribution," said Zelensky.

Related: Vaccination campaign in Ukraine to begin in February, - Zelensky

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